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The 2010 Dutch general election was held on 9 June 2010. The conservative liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy won the most seats. Mark Rutte became the prime minister shortly after the election. The Christian Democratic Appeal lost the most seats in this election, while the Party for Freedom won the most.

Results

Tweede Kamerverkiezingen 2010
Election results by municipality.
Party Votes Vote % Seats +/–
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 1,929,575 20.49% 31 Increase 9
Labour Party 1,848,805 19.63% 30 Decrease 3
Party for Freedom 1,454,493 15.44% 24 Increase 15
Christian Democratic Appeal 1,281,886 13.61% 21 Decrease 20
Socialist Party 924,696 9.82% 15 Decrease 10
Democrats 66 654,167 6.95% 10 Increase 7
GreenLeft 628,096 6.67% 10 Increase 3
Christian Union 305,094 3.24% 5 Decrease 1
Reformed Political Party 163,581 1.74% 2 Steady 0
Party for the Animals 122,317 1.30% 2 Steady 0
others 103,291 1.10% 0 Steady 0
Total 9,416,001 100% 150 0
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